Our commitment is to provide care and services that are accessible to all and free of discrimination. We invite you to review our Nondiscrimination Statement. We also provide information on language assistance for individuals not proficient in English. If at any time you feel our actions have not lived up to our nondiscrimination statement, we invite you to take advantage of our Grievance Procedure.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Dogwood Village complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Nor will we exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

As part of this commitment:

  • We provide free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us. For example, this includes:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats, such as large print, audio, and online
  • We provide access to free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need any of these services, please contact:

Patty Talley
Director of Customer & Community Relations
(540) 672-1830

If you believe that we have not provided these services or that we have discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you may file a grievance with Patty who serves as our Nondiscrimination Coordintor. Please see our Grievance Procedure and Form below. You may file a grievance by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Patty will be glad to help you.

Language Assistance Taglines

The following are published here pursuant to Section 1557 or the Affordable Care Act and implementing regulations, 45 CFR 92.8(d)(1)


ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-(540) 672-1830.


주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 1-(540) 672-1830.


CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-(540) 672-1830.


注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-(540) 672-1830.


.ملحوظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغویة تتوافر لك بالمجان. اتصل برقم 5406721830

Tagalog – Filipino

PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-(540) 672-1830.

فارسی (Persian)

.توجھ: اگر بھ زبان فارسی گفتگو می کنید، تسھیلات زبانی بصورت رایگان برای شما ف اھم می باشد با 1-5406721830 تماس بگیرید


ማስታወሻ:  የሚናገሩት ቋንቋ ኣማርኛ ከሆነ የትርጉም እርዳታ ድርጅቶች፣ በነጻ ሊያግዝዎት ተዘጋጀተዋል፡ ወደ ሚከተለው ቁጥር ይደውሉ 1-(540) 672-1830

اُردُو (Urdu)

دار: اگر آپ اردو بولتے ہیں، تو آپ کو زبان کی مدد کی خدمات مفت میں دستیاب ہیں ۔ کال

1-5406721830 کریں

Français (French)

ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, des services d’aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-(540) 672-1830.


ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-(540) 672-1830.


ध्यान दें: यदि आप हिंदी बोलते हैं तो आपके लिए मुफ्त में भाषा सहायता सेवाएं उपलब्ध हैं। 1-(540) 672-1830 पर कॉल करें।


ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-(540) 672-1830.

Bengali লক্ষ্য করুনঃ যদি আপনি বাংলা, কথা বলতে পারেন, তাহলে নিঃখরচায় ভাষা সহায়তা পরিষেবা উপলব্ধ আছে। ফোন করুন ১-(540) 672-1830.

Yoruba AKIYESI: Ti o ba nso ede Yoruba ofe ni iranlowo lori ede wa fun yin o. E pe ero ibanisoro yi 1-540-672-1830.

Grievance Procedure

Dogwood Village has adopted an internal grievance procedure providing for prompt and fair resolution of complaints based on alleged discrimination prohibited by Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (42 U.S.C. 18116) and its implementing regulations at 45 CFR part 92, issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Section 1557 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in certain health programs and activities. Section 1557 and its implementing regulations are available to you from our Nondiscrimination Coordinator:

Patty Talley
Director of Customer & Community Relations
(540) 672-1830

Any person who believes someone has been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability may file a grievance under this procedure. Persons who allege discrimination, file a grievance, or participate in investigating a grievance may not be punished or retaliated against for doing so.

Here is our procedure:

  • Grievances must be submitted to our Nondiscrimination Coordinator within 60 days of the date the person filing the grievance becomes aware of the alleged discriminatory action.
  • A complaint must be in writing, containing the name and address of the person filing it. The complaint must also state the problem or action alleged to be discriminatory and the remedy or relief sought.
  • Our Nondiscrimination Coordinator (or another person he or she names) shall investigate his or her the complaint. This investigation may be informal, but it will be thorough, giving all interested persons an opportunity to submit information or evidence relevant to the complaint. Our Nondiscrimination Coordinator will maintain our files and records relating to such grievances. To the extent possible, and in accordance with applicable law, our Nondiscrimination Coordinator will take appropriate steps to preserve the confidentiality of files and records relating to grievances and will share them only with those who have a need to know.
  • Our Nondiscrimination Coordinator will issue a written decision on the grievance, based on a preponderance of the evidence, no later than 30 days after its filing, including a notice to the complainant of their right to pursue further administrative or legal remedies.
  • The person filing the grievance may appeal the decision of our Nondiscrimination Coordinator by writing to our the address below within 15 days of receiving the decision. Appeals should be directed to the following address. A written decision in response to an appeal will be provided no later than 30 days after receipt.

Patty Talley
Director of Customer & Community Relations
(540) 672-1830

The availability and use of this grievance procedure does not prevent a person from pursuing other legal or administrative remedies, including filing a complaint of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in court or with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights. A person may file a complaint of discrimination electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, which is available at:, or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 509F, HHH Building, Washington, DC 20201. Complaint forms are available at: Such complaints must be filed within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination.

We will make appropriate arrangements to ensure that individuals with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency are provided auxiliary aids and services or language assistance services, respectively, if needed to participate in this grievance process. Such arrangements may include, but are not limited to, providing qualified interpreters, providing taped cassettes of material for individuals with low vision, or assuring a barrier-free location for the proceedings. Our Nondiscrimination Coordinator will be responsible for such arrangements.

Facility Contact Information for Nondiscrimination

Patty Talley
Director of Customer & Community Relations
(540) 672-1830